Contrasting (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Boxed (NYSE:BOXDQ) (NASDAQ:AMZNGet Free Report) and Boxed (NYSE:BOXDQGet Free Report) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Risk and Volatility has a beta of 1.26, meaning that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Boxed has a beta of 2.79, meaning that its stock price is 179% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares and Boxed’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio $538.05 billion 2.65 -$2.72 billion $1.27 108.67
Boxed $177.27 million 0.00 -$69.22 million ($3.02) N/A

Boxed has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Boxed is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares and Boxed’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets 2.43% 9.14% 3.03%
Boxed N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for and Boxed, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score 0 2 47 0 2.96
Boxed 0 0 0 0 N/A presently has a consensus target price of $160.87, indicating a potential upside of 16.56%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

58.0% of shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.5% of Boxed shares are held by institutional investors. 12.7% of shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.0% of Boxed shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary beats Boxed on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.


(Get Free Report), Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products and subscriptions through online and physical stores in North America and internationally. It operates through three segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The company's products offered through its stores include merchandise and content purchased for resale; and products offered by third-party sellers. It also manufactures and sells electronic devices, including Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TVs, Rings, Blink, eero, and Echo; and develops and produces media content. In addition, the company offers programs that enable sellers to sell their products in its stores; and programs that allow authors, musicians, filmmakers, Twitch streamers, skill and app developers, and others to publish and sell content. Further, it provides compute, storage, database, analytics, machine learning, and other services, as well as fulfillment, advertising, and digital content subscriptions. Additionally, the company offers Amazon Prime, a membership program. It serves consumers, sellers, developers, enterprises, content creators, and advertisers. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

About Boxed

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Boxed, Inc. operates as an e-commerce retailer and an e-commerce enabler in the continental United States. The company through its e-commerce retail service provides branded and private labelled bulk pantry consumables, such as paper products, snacks, beverages, cleaning supplies, etc. to B2C and B2B customers, vendors, and enterprise retailers, as well as household customers. It also provides Boxed IQ, a content management suite, programmatic cost-per-click ad-platform, and vendor portal data suite, that offers vendors, suppliers, and CPG manufacturers the ability to advertise their products to customers, and access customer data and feedback in real-time; on-demand grocery services; and an enterprise-level e-commerce platform. Boxed, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in New York, New York. On April 2, 2023, Boxed, Inc., along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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